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Sarah Weinman
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I figured Russ Grandinetti would merit a profile from a major publication. Turns out to be the Observer. theguardian.com/theobserver/20…
Reminiscent of when Aline Chretien warded off burglars in the PM's home back in the day. ottawacitizen.com/news/local-new…
BREAKING: Gov. Perry indicted by grand jury in case related to a budget veto involving funding for the Travis Co. DA's office last year.
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Jeremiah Healy, author of the Cuddy novels, took his life yesterday. It's not right. It never is.
So Google *did* kill Blog Search earlier this week. I wondered what was up with that.
Fascinating, and surprisingly Canadian, story about how "Flashdance" screwed over the dancers the film was based on. buzzfeed.com/sorayaroberts/…
Deleting posts is evil --because living with your own stupidity forever is a vital way to prevent bad journalism. slate.com/blogs/future_t…
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MT @BenjySarlin Ferguson police beat up a suspect (the wrong guy) then charged him with bleeding on their uniforms. thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/…
Good thing Book Culture got all that union stuff dealt with (?) because they want to open another location in UWS. publishersweekly.com/pw/by-topic/in…
Want a crash course in unreliable narration? Check out the current actions of the Ferguson Police Department.
The name of the officer who shot #MikeBrown has been named. His name is Darren Wilson, a 6-year veteran of the #Ferguson police department.
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#Ferguson police chief late but IS on his way here to announce officer's name. I'll cover on @CBSRadioNews network. pic.twitter.com/xT7rZ91sAn
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#BREAKING I'm only reporter to confirm with Chief Jackson that the news conference will NOT HAPPEN at @QuikTrip #Ferguson @KMOV
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Of course this happens with any category trend. A book hits, publishers rush to replicate success with lesser versions, rinse, repeat cycle.
Dystopian fiction is passé, says Lois Lowry. She's right because the market got glutted with watered-down books. flavorwire.com/newswire/lois-…
Buried in this silly but amusing piece on Martin Amis: THE ZONE OF INTEREST is "heavily embargoed"? Not in the US! theguardian.com/books/2014/aug…
Retweeted plenty of rough pictures out of Ferguson. Glad to be retweeting this one now. pic.twitter.com/ZfF128ZBHD
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Big revolving door day in publishing, as Sarah Durand & Malaika Adero were laid off from Atria, and Bill Clegg's setting up his own shop.
It begins. RT @dwallbank: BREAKING: Rep. Clay Says St. Louis County Police to be Relieved of Duty #Ferguson
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Pissing off the Orwell estate: not one of Amazon's finer moves. theguardian.com/books/2014/aug…
Quote of the day goes to @AntonioFrench "Our civil rights don't expire at 9pm" during post arrest interview with @RyanDeanKSDK
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"This is not America"? It is. Too many just keep forgetting.
"Server Is Too Busy." Gee I wonder why. fergusoncity.com/92/Police-Depa…